Victorian Jet Bar Brooch Gold Fill Seed Pearls Mourning Memento Mori Pin
Victorian Jet Brooch - Metro Retro Vintage
Antique Jet Brooch Mourning Pin
Metro Retro Vintage

Victorian Jet Bar Brooch Gold Fill Seed Pearls Mourning Memento Mori Pin

Regular price $60.00

Creamy and petite seed pearls prong set within a golden floral design, are featured in this antique Victorian jet bar brooch, circa 1880s.

The elegant vintage mourning or “memento mori” pin consists of a polished Whitby jet, in a rectangular cut with concave surface, and embedded with a gold filled floral design and seed pearl trim to signify tears.

The brooch has an japanned metal backing riveted into place, and goldfill pinstem with tube hinge and hooded c-catch, measures approximately 2&1/16  inches across, and weighs 8.3 grams.

 

 

 


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